Tag: beijing

NJ-04: Rep. Smith’s Hong Kong bill, unpopular in Beijing, advances on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, legislation sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith (R, NJ-04) known as the “Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act” (HR 3289) cleared the House Foreign Affairs Committee; a companion bill sponsored by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio Read More

Trump Questions Whether US Should Continue ‘One China’ Policy

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump questioned Sunday whether the United States should continue its “one China” policy that includes its Taiwan province, unless Beijing offers concessions on trade and other issues. “I don’t want China dictating to me,” Trump said in Read More

US Lawmakers, Chinese Dissidents Ask Trump to Pressure Beijing on Rights

Some U.S. lawmakers are urging President-elect Donald Trump and his incoming administration to recalibrate U.S.-China relations with a harder line on human rights. “It is increasingly clear that there is direct link between China’s domestic human-rights problems and the security Read More